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Ref.2018-0005_International Consultant for Technical Review of National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventories – Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) Sector
|Location :||home-based with 1 mission to Kazakhstan|
|Application Deadline :||15-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||30 working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||March-July 2018|
Your Proposal (max 10 MB) preferably to be submitted by email to: email@example.com with the indication of Ref.2018-0005 in the subject line not later than 15 March 2018.
Any request for clarification must be sent in writing or by standard electronic communication to the following e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org copying email@example.com
The project will enable Kazakhstan to prepare and submit its Seventh National Communication (7NC) and Third Biennial Report (3BR) to the Conference of Parties (CoP) of the UNFCCC in accordance with its commitments as a Party as mandated by Article 12 of the UNFCCC and subsequent CoP decisions. The project will update the information provided regarding national circumstances, inventories of greenhouse gases (GHG), policies and measures undertaken to mitigate climate change, assessments of vulnerability to climate change and steps taken to adapt, and information on public awareness, education, training, systematic research and observation, and technology transfer. The project will also increase the national technical and institutional capacities in preparing the NC/BR and assisting the Government to integrate climate change issues into sectoral and national development priorities that directly contribute to achieving the Sustainable development goal #13.
The implementation of project objectives will support the Republic of Kazakhstan to prepare high quality National Communications (NCs) and Biennial Reports (BRs) to be submitted to the UNFCCC timely (i.e. once in four years in case of NCs and once in two years in case of BRs).
As GHG inventories are a key component of both the NCs and BRs, there are opportunities under the Project, on the one hand - for peer reviewing the most relevant chapters of the last available draft National Inventory Report (NIR) before its submission to the UNFCCC and its review; and on the other hand – for enhancing the level of knowledge of the national experts and partner institutions involved in the development of national GHG Inventory, specifically in the light of the findings of the peer review exercise to be undertaken and of the recommendations for inventory improvements to be considered in the process of developing the NC of the Republic of Kazakhstan under the UNFCCC. One of the findings of the national GHG experts and international expertise was that LULUCF sector in National inventory report occur as a one of the biggest emitter of GHG. National partner (Ministry of energy) of the project ask UNDP and project to find international expert who will perform enhanced review of the LULUCF sector to find miscalculations or methodological mistakes.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Consultant Consultant for Technical Review of National GHG Inventories –LULUCF Sector will be the GEF/UNDP project team member and will be responsible for:
Full scope of work is in the Terms of Reference.
Required Skills and Experience
Application Procedure: Only full submitted application will be considered!!!
The application of the candidate must include:
Important Note! The applications (max. 10 MB) preferably to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating Ref.2018-0005 in the subject line of your e-mail.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.